AREA OF AZERBAIJAN

Territory  

86.6 thousand square km (forests 12%, water basins 54.9%, including 31.1 % pastures and hayfields, 31.4% other lands). The country extends between longitude 44°, 52 ° east, latitude 38 °, and 42° north. Baku situated at the parallel of 40°. Distance from Baku to North Pole is 5550 km, to the equator 4440 km.

Neighbours  

It borders with Iran (765 km) and Turkey (15 km) on the south, Russia (390 km) on the north, Georgia (480 km) on the north-west and Armenia (1007 km) on the west. The length of the largest area of Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan sector is 456 km. 

Big lakes, km2 

Sarysu  - 65.7

Agh gol - 56.2

Boyuk Shor golu  - 16.2

Aghzıbyrchala - 13.8

Jandargol - 10.6

Hajygabul - 8.4

Boyuk Alagol - 5.1

Ashyq-Gara - 1.76

Goygol - 0.79

Garachug - 0.45

The world's biggest lake - Caspian Sea

 Area - 400000 km 2; depth – 1025 m.

The highest peak

Bazarduzu - 4466m. 

Big islands, km 2 

Pirallahy  - 14.4 
Çilov - 11.5 
Khere-Zire - 3.5 
Boyuk-Zire - 1.4 
 

Big rivers, km

Kur - 1515
Araz - 1072 
Ganykh (Alazan) - 413
Gabyrry (Iori)  - 389 
Samur - 216 
Tərtər - 200